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Graduate Student Aids Eradication Effort for Damaging Pest

The exotic-looking spotted lanternfly has the potential to do serious damage to Pennsylvania’s vineyards, fruit trees and timber industry, which is why the research that Kelly Murman, an East Stroudsburg University graduate student, is doing is so important. Murman, a master’s degree candidate in biology, is working this summer with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture on a study that could help find ways to eradicate the lanternfly before it can spread across the state.

August 9, 2017 - No Comments - Read more

ESU Welcomes Chinese Students to Sport Science Symposium

On July 15 a group of 25 students from two universities in China came to the United States for a three week program called the East Stroudsburg University Sport Science Symposium. The symposium, now in its third year, is specifically designed for the college students and professors of sport-related majors. The three-week program offers a unique opportunity to learn advanced knowledge and research from a group of professors in the fields of physical education, exercise science, athletic training, health education, and sport management.

July 27, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Department of Theatre to Present An Evening of Song Featuring Thomas Lehman

Internationally renowned baritone Thomas Lehman, a graduate of Stroudsburg High School, will present An Evening of Song Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall of East Stroudsburg University’s Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg.

The program will feature works by composers Samuel Barber, Charles Ives and Henri Duparc and selections from the musical theatre repertoire. Kimberly Kong will be the accompanist for the recital.

July 19, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


ESU Alumnus and ESU Theatre Department to Co-Produce Staged Reading of New Latino Drama

Like many young actors in New York City, Michael Lloret, who grew up in East Stroudsburg and is a 2015 graduate of East Stroudsburg University’s Theatre Department, pursues many opportunities to help enhance his career.

While part of a theater development workshop at New York University’s graduate writing program he was cast in Machine Learning, a new drama by Francisco Mendoza, an Argentinian-born playwright now living in New York.

July 12, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Marine Science Student Conducts Summer Research

Leah Bergman’s family enjoys the water. They spend much of their summer at the Jersey shore and like to pass the time fishing. It’s probably that time on the water that led Bergman, a junior from Coatsville, Pa., to her interest in marine science and eventually to East Stroudsburg University.

July 11, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


East Stroudsburg University Seeks Research Participants

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders of East Stroudsburg University is seeking participants for a research study on the effects impact of Rheumatic Disease and Inflammatory Arthritis have on hearing, cognition and language. Patients with Inflammatory Arthritis or Rheumatic Disease including but not limited to Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, Ankylosing Spondylitis, MCTD, Lyme’s Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Fibromyalgia, or Systemic Lupus Erythematosus are invited to participate.

July 10, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


ESU’s Office of Academic Affairs Announces Administrative Appointments

Joanne Z. Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, announced the appointments of Robert E. Smith, Ed.D., Denise Seigart, Ph.D., and Jeffrey A. Weber, Ph.D. to administrative roles effective August, 2017. These appointments replace roles previously held within the division that have been vacated.

“These candidates were selected because of the outstanding work they accomplished in their respective fields,” said Provost Bruno about the appointments. “Each of these searches turned out some fine candidates, but in my conversations with each of the new hires, I got a sense that these individuals are most attuned to the needs of our institution and genuinely understand the expectations placed upon them. I am confident that Drs. Smith, Seigart and Weber will be tremendous assets to the division of academic affairs, and the ESU community.”

July 10, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


ESU ROTC Graduate Commissioned as Second Lieutenant

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania graduate Margaret Kuchinski was among nine ROTC graduates from area universities to be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. A ceremony was held at The University of Scranton in May. Kuchinski, a native of Moosic, Pa. graduated from ESU in May with a bachelor of science in criminal justice.

June 19, 2017 - 2 Comments - Read More


Two ESU Theatre Majors Gain Professional Experience Working With Pocono Mountains Theater Company

After spending the 2016-2017 academic year being immersed in their craft, what do two East Stroudsburg University theatre majors do during their summer vacation? The answer, of course, is more theatre.

John Lauri, a senior from Long Pond, Pa. with a concentration in directing, and Joshua Weidenbaum, a sophomore from Saylorsburg, Pa. with a concentration in musical theatre, are interning with the Pocono Mountains Theater Company (PMTC).

June 15, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Two ESU Students Attend National Education for Women’s Leadership Conference

Two East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania students were selected to attend a program which seeks to help prepare and empower young women to be future leaders in the political process. The students attended the National Education for Women’s (NEW) Leadership Pennsylvania™ institute at the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pa. from June 6 – 9. The NEW program is a six-day, concentrated curriculum for female students attending colleges and universities throughout Pennsylvania. Participants learned about networking, the need for women’s leadership in the political process and participated in skills-building workshops.

June 13, 2017 - One Comment - Read More